Artemis

Artemis

[ahr-tuh-mis]
noun
1.
Also called Cynthia. an ancient Greek goddess, the daughter of Leto and the sister of Apollo, characterized as a virgin huntress and associated with the moon. Compare Diana.
2.
a female given name.
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Artemis (ˈɑːtɪmɪs)
 
n
Greek myth Roman counterpart: Diana, Also called: Cynthia the virgin goddess of the hunt and the moon: the twin sister of Apollo

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Artemis
Gk. goddess of the moon, wild animals, hunting, childbirth, etc., sister of Apollo; her name is of unknown origin.
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Artemis [(ahr-tuh-mis)]

The Greek name for Diana, the virgin goddess of the hunt and the moon; the daughter of Zeus and the sister of Apollo. Artemis was also called Cynthia.

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